Treat canker sores
You’ve all had canker sores at one point in your life. These occur on the lining of the oral cavity, and heal within 10 days.
Aloe Vera can speed up the healing process. A 7-day study showed that Aloe Vera patches can treat mouth ulcers efficiently. The study involved over 180 people who experienced recurrent mouth ulcers. However this study showed that Aloe Vera patches don’t outperform corticosteroids.
“Application of Aloe vera, either as a patch or gel, has been shown to aid in the recovery of mouth ulcers (canker sores).”
Aloe Vera is an efficient remedy for constipation. The sticky yellow tissue under the skin of the leave gives Aloe Vera its power to relieve constipation.
Aloin or barbaloin is the key compound in Aloe Vera. It has strong laxative effect, but experts suggest that the frequent use of this treatment requires caution. Aloe latex isn’t available in the US since 2002.
There’s still no evidence of the potential use of Aloe Vera in treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other digestive disorders.
“Aloe vera latex has strong laxative effects, making it useful to treat constipation. It does not appear to be beneficial for other diseases of the digestive tract.”
Improve skin elasticity and prevent the occurrence of wrinkles
Scientists have found that by applying Aloe Vera gel topically you can prevent premature aging, and slow the aging process.
A recent study involved 30 women older than 45. They all used Aloe Vera gel on the skin, and this treatment improved the elasticity of their skin and the production of collagen within 90 days.
The results of another study showed that Aloe Vera gel can reduce skin redness or erythema. It was also shown that this treatment may dehydrate skin.
Some studies suggest that this gel can be used in the treatment of psoriasis and radiation dermatitis.
“Early evidence suggests that Aloe vera may have anti-aging effects on the skin, but more research is needed.”
Lower blood sugar in diabetics
Some people use Aloe Vera to treat diabetes. According to them, it improves insulin sensitivity blood sugar management.
Animal and human studies have found that Aloe Vera extract provides promising results in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. But, this sure requires further examination.
Some patients use Aloe Vera supplements to treat damaged liver.
This means that Aloe Vera is definitely one of the most powerful natural remedies for skin and gum issues.
Source: Juicing For Health